On May 18 and 19, Bob Uhlig of Halvorson Design joins a team of experts for the East Boston Flood Prevention Design Workshop, sponsored by ULI Boston/New England and NOAH (Neighborhood of Affordable Housing). The goal of this event is to work with the community to create a shared and inclusive vision for protecting East Boston from sea level rise and coastal storm flooding.
Working in collaboration with CV Properties, Wexford Science & Technology, SGA and Tsoi/Kobus, Halvorson Design is serving as landscape architect for South Street Landing, a significant, multi-phased redevelopment project to create a vibrant neighborhood to live, learn, work and play in Providence’s thriving Jewelry District.
It’s now called the Hancock-Adams Common, and it’s going to be finished toward the end of this summer. People will soon be able to see the water fixtures taking shape and crews laying down pavers and planting trees. Eventually, statues of John Hancock and John Adams, both Quincy natives, will adorn the walkway.
Robert Barton of Greenovate recaps some of the feedback received at the second open house for Climate Ready South Boston, an extensive resilience study by Arcadis, Halvorson Design, the Woods Hole Group, and CivicMoxie for the City of Boston to develop strategies to prepare for the short and long-term impacts of climate change and stormwater surges.
Redgate/Kane, the city’s development partners for the McIntyre Federal Building property in Portsmouth shared some of their concepts for the site. Preliminary plans include creating three public plazas, an indoor/outdoor market, office space for the existing McIntyre Federal Building and two new residential buildings with office/commercial on the first floor.
Clippership Wharf, designed by The Architectural Team for Sydney-based developer LendLease, features a harbourside footpath, rocky beach and “living shoreline”.designed by Halvorson Design.
“The living shoreline is all about interaction,” explains Robert Adams, principal of landscape architecture firm Halvorson Design. “It offers a real opportunity for people living along the harbour to get right down to the water’s edge and experience the tidal fluctuations, native plants and marine life that inhabit this area.”
The Dedham Village Preservation Association and the Town of Dedham have selected Halvorson Design Partnership of Boston to develop a three-year cemetery improvement master plan for the historic Old Village Cemetery. Their work will set the stage for future improvements to preserve and enhance the character and beauty of this important landmark.